Performance Stills – October 2017

Performance Stills
Harley Valentine

Multidisciplinary artist Harley Valentine frames his site specific sculpture installations and collaborative performances featuring company dancers from The National Ballet in this dynamic photo exhibition. Valentines performance stills capture the moment of creation when sculpture, dancer and location blend to create a seamless gesture of limitless space and motion.

Works in this exhibit feature some of Toronto’s top photographers including Sian Richards, George Whiteside and Daniel Eherenworth. In addition to personal iPhone captures by the artist himself.

Nuit Blanche Toronto

Event Date: September, 30 – October 1
Event Time: 7:00 PM – 7:00 AM

This year for the city’s all-night contemporary art festival, Campbell House is proud to host Future writing exercises on Terrazzo Tower by Harley Valentine, and Kitakio’sinnooniks by Cherish Violet Blood, part of Life on Neebahgeezis; A Luminous Engagement, curated by Maria Hupfield. 

About Nuit Blanche Toronto
Nuit Blanche Toronto is a free, annual, city-wide celebration of contemporary art, produced by the City of Toronto in collaboration with Toronto’s arts community. For one sleepless night, from sunset to sunrise, the familiar is discarded and Toronto is transformed into an artistic playground for a series of exhilarating contemporary art experiences in unexpected public spaces. Since 2006, this award-winning event has featured nearly 1,400 art installations by approximately 4,900 artists, generating over $311 million in economic impact for Toronto.
https://nbto.com/

 
Left: Terrazzo Tower, 2017
Photo: Harley Valentine
Right: Host Cherish Blood, 2017
Photo: Rezcat studio Summer Garcia

The Secret History of the McIntosh Apple – Lecture by Marion Kane

Event Date: September 21, 2017
Event Time: 7:00pm
Tickets at Eventbrite or at the door:
General public: $15
CHC members $12

Photo credit: Edible Ottawa

The Culinary Historians of Canada present esteemed food writer Marion Kane. She will talk about the surprising Canadian roots of the McIntosh apple, which appeared as a chance sport on a farm near Dundela, Ontario, and has become one of North America’s most beloved – and ubiquitous – fruits. Marion will also share the recipe she calls the “Only Correct Way to Make Applesauce,” her favorite recipe for apple crumble and tips on making other luscious apple desserts. Samples will be provided! Co-sponsored by Campbell House.

Marion Kane has been a leader in the world of food journalism for several decades. She is an intrepid populist whose work combines social commentary with a consuming passion for things culinary. For 18 years, she was food editor/columnist for Canada’s largest newspaper, the Toronto Star. She lives in Toronto’s Kensington Market and is currently a freelance food sleuth®, podcaster, writer and cook.

Door prizes will be given! The International Festival of Authors (IOFA) has donated 4 tickets each to two of their upcoming events!